Spring Summer 2017

For a full list of events please click on the What's On link.


Time truck Time Truck hands on Saturdays
25th February and 4th March
10.30 - 15.30, Free family drop in

Meet the students from Cambridge University Department of Earth Sciences who will be joining us at the Sedgwick Museum for the day. The team will have some amazing examples of rocks and fossils for you to look at and handle.
  Cambridge Science Festival - Explosive Earth
Saturday 18th March 2017
10.00 - 16.00, Free family drop in

The Earth is an exciting, explosive place...join us at the Department of Earth Sciences to learn about earthquakes in volcanoes. See volcanice rocksyounger than you, try your hand at locating an earthquake and simulate volcanice eruptions.
  Cambridge Science Festival - Sedgwick Snapshots
Wednesday 22nd March 2017
18.00 - 19.30, Free bookable event www.sciencefestival.cam.ac.uk

Enjoy an evening of short talks about our amazing collection at the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and explore the galleries by Twilight. Join our experts as they cover climate change, Charles Darwin's adventures on HMS Beagle and even a 17th century fossil collection.

Monday to Friday
10:00 to 13:00 & 14:00 to 17:00

10:00 to 16:00 



Luckily it is only the size of a pinhead and has been extinct for some 540 million years, otherwise the monstrous appearance of Saccorhytus coronarius would be the stuff of nightmares. And, like it or not, scientists think that this is one our remote human ancestors.

Curious Objects – an exhibition of ‘some unusual and unexpected items’ from the University Library’s collection. 3 Nov 2016 - 31 March 2017
Milstein Exhibition Centre, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR